Cumbria County Council’s gritters are out in force today, hitting the roads in response to the soaring temperatures. The gritters are usually deployed during cold snaps to combat freezing on the county's roads. Today, however, the fleet will be spreading crushed rock dust in an effort to protect road...

Cumbria police are continuing to warn the public that bogus telephone calls are being made from people claiming to be from Microsoft or Windows, in...

Police are investigating the circumstances of a road traffic collision which occurred between Outrigg, St Bees and Grove Road, Egremont at around 6...

Cumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Richard Rhodes has today launched his second annual report. The Commissioner has a statutory responsi...

Simon Morgan and his team at the eye department of Westmorland General Hospital have been nominated for a national award after outstanding praise f...

Residents are being invited to a public meeting to review and give feedback on this year’s Appleby Horse Fair. Cumbria County Council is holding a...

The overall winner of The Lakeland Book of the Year 2014 was revealed on Tuesday 15 July, at a special literary luncheon, held at the idyllic four...

United Utilities will be setting out its stall at events across west Cumbria this summer, providing advice on how to save water and money, and discussing long-term plans for the area’s water supply....
The University of Cumbria has been awarded the prestigious Buttle UK Quality Mark in recognition of its commitment to young people in and leaving care.This is awarded to universities and colleges...
The Federation of Small Businesses has taken its campaign against Cumbria County Council’s plans for on-street parking charges to the next level. The FSB’s approach is to take a firm stance against...
The world famous and much-loved Youth Hostel, YHA Black Sail was declared officially re-open by YHA Ambassador and mountaineer Alan Hinkes OBE on 16 July 2014, following its £325,000 refurbishment....

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